At 7 p.m. Thursday, July 16, the Arkansas Times, Little Rock PFLAG and Central Arkansas Pridefest will host a special screening of Little Rock director Mark Thiedeman’s "Sacred Hearts, Holy Souls” to benefit Out in Arkansas, the Times’ coming LGBT publication.
Reigning CMA Female Vocalist of the Year and critical darling Miranda Lambert returns to Verizon Arena at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27. She's supported by Poyen (Grant County) native Justin Moore, RaeLynn and Jukebox Mafia.
Slide the City, a traveling water carnival that sets up events in which they unfurl a 1,000-foot-long, padded, dual-lane, side-bumpered mega-version of the old Slip'N Slide down the middle of a city street, is coming to Little Rock and Fayetteville soon. So says their website, anyway. No word yet on a date, but pages for both cities are currently open for pre-registration.
Last night, UCA released the details of its 15th anniversary season at the Reynolds Performance Hall, with a public appearances lineup that includes Broadway musicals, lecturers, musicians, family programs and comedians.
Start taking your Lance-Armstrong-approved beard-supplements now, kids! It's almost time for that annual test of hairy-cheeked caveman virility: the second-annual Arkansas Times/Root Cafe Beard Growing Competition!
It's October, that spookiest of months, and the braaaaains behind the Little Rock Film Festival and their creepy little sister The Little Rock Horror picture show have some cool events coming up to celebrate.
Damien Echols, the most outspoken and visible member of the West Memphis Three and the author of several books, will be returning to the state on Nov. 11-12 to give a free public reading and teach a creative writing mini-class for UCA students.
Astronaut and all-around American hero Dr. Buzz Aldrin — the second human being to step foot on the moon — is coming to the Clinton Presidential Center on Aug. 14 for a free talk about his new book, "Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration."
Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families has been sounding the alarm on the potential lapse of ARKids benefits for some 100,000 children in the state if families fail to renew their coverage under new federal eligibility requirements.
Police were called today to the Mitchell Williams law firm just after 9 a.m. after State Treasurer Dennis Milligan and lawyer Luther Sutter got into an argument. Milligan accused Sutter of of pushing him in the chest.
"The Democrat-Gazette calls Courtney Goodson 'the ultimate insider,'" a male voice ominously intones. "Italian getaways, enriching trial lawyers — call Courtney Goodson and tell her to fight for Arkansans, not trial lawyers."
Courtney Goodson has announced the endorsement of the NRA in her race for Siupreme Court chief justice. The endorsement by a special interest group with intense interest in ongoing court cases raises many questions, even as it adds a proven vote-getter to Goodson's side of the ledger.